by Kelly Hefelfinger - email
Family members tell the New York Times that broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite has died.
Cronkite anchored CBS News for 19 years and became famous for his coverage of the Kennedy assassination, the Apollo moon landing, and the Vietnam war.
The exact cause of death is unknown, but Cronkite had been in ill health for some time. He is survived by his 3 children and 4 grandchildren.